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Hawks Kick-Off Outdoor Season

The University of Iowa track and field team completed their first outdoor meet of the year at the Baldy Castillo Invitational on Saturday. Courtesy Hawkeye Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Avery Meyers-W. Liberty-Iowa ©Jim Kirby The Hawkeyes ended the second day of competition with three gold medals and a couple all-time marks. Saturday began in familiar fashion […]

Cyclones Ready For Outdoor Season

The 2017 outdoor track and field season begins for the Iowa State track and field teams this weekend at the Tulsa Duels. Field events will be competed on Friday, starting at 1 p.m. The hammer throw will take place at East Central High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma while the pole vault and javelin will take […]

Memories From the Drake Relays: Jim Duea

Jim Duea, as you will read, is more than a casual track fan.  He was raised in a track family.  He was a successful track athlete, a successful track coach and is now the successful Athletic Director of the ever growing Waukee School District. I will be attending my 48th Drake Relays this spring.  It’s […]

Memories from the Drake Relays: Tim O’Neil

Tim O’Neill.  Head Track and Field Coach at Davenport Assumption.  He has led Assumption Girls teams to four consecutive Class 3A team titles.  At the 2014 Drake Relays, Davenport Assumption won a record 5 relay titles and 4 of the Assumption girls, who were on 3 of the winning relays, shared Athlete of the Meet […]

Memories From the Drake Relays: Alan Webb

Competing at the 2007 Drake Relays proved to be a great choice Alan Webb.  Webb ran his fastest outdoor opener, 3:51.71 at Drake that year, then set the American record, 3:46.91 in Belgium, 3 months later.  Webb was the first high schooler to go under 4:00 for the mile indoors, when he ran 3:59.86 in […]

Memories From the Drake Relays: Heather Kampf

Heather Dorniden Kampf was a 8 time All American, and NCAA champion and a Drake Relays regular while competing for the University of Minnesota.  Kampf has since gone on to become one of America’s best in the Road Mile.  She has won four USA Road Mile championships and three Drake Relays Grand Blue Mile titles.  […]